Mary Lou Kelley Scholarship

The Wilsonville United Methodist Women are once again accepting applications for the Marylou Kelley Scholarship.

Your application MUST INCLUDE the following attachments:
1. Your current RESUMÉ, which must include any awards, honors, recognitions you have received, as well as all extra-curricular activities (school, community, civic, church) you have participated in, and volunteer experience during your high school years.
2. An original ESSAY describing your college and career goals, and how this scholarship will help you to attain these goals. You must include information about your family circumstances that could hinder your ability to pay for a college education, and why you feel you should receive this scholarship award.
3. Official high school TRANSCRIPT certified by a high school official.
4. Official copy of your ACT/SAT Scores.
5. PROOF OF ACCEPTANCE into college, university, or technical school.
6. TWO LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION. Letters cannot be written by a relative.
A. One letter must be from a teacher regarding applicant’s accomplishments in his/her class.
B. One letter must be from a pastor, youth minister, youth counselor, or school counselor
regarding applicant’s attitude, ability to relate well to others, and his/her moral

The completed application (page 1) and ALL attachments as listed above MUST BE MAILED in a single envelope AND MUST BE POSTMARKED no later than APRIL 15 to be considered. There will be NO EXCEPTIONS!

If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Janet W. Smith by phone or text at 205-746-2632 or by email at

Jefferson State Community College Counselor’s Scholarships

This year, Jeff State is offering two different types of counselor’s scholarships! One is an academic scholarship and the other is a career technical scholarship. These scholarships are full tuition scholarships!

Students must meet the following criteria to be nominated by their counselor:

– Must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA
– Must be an U.S. citizen or permanent resident status;
– Must have completed an admission application to Jefferson State for Fall 2021 semester.
– Complete a 2021-2022 FAFSA for Jefferson State. JSCC school code is 001022.

Career Technical:
– Must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA
– Must have been involved in CTE in high school
– Must be an U.S. citizen or permanent resident status;
– Must have completed an admission application to Jefferson State for Fall 2021 semester.
– Complete a 2021-2022 FAFSA for Jefferson State. JSCC school code is 001022.

Requirements for both Academic and Career Technical Scholarships:
– Typed, two-page essay by student on the topic “What are your career goals, and how will earning a college degree from JSCC help achieve those goals?”. Essay must be 12-point font, double spaced, and a minimum of 500 words in total.
– Typed resume of student activities.
– Completed student information section on the nomination form specific to the type of scholarship you are applying for, either academic or CTE (both forms attached below).

Essay and nomination form must be submitted to Mrs. Keahey NO LATER than May 3, 2021.
Mrs. Keahey will submit the nomination packet to Jeff State on recipient’s behalf.

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Birmingham Alumnae Chapter Scholarship

Applicants must be a high school senior and attend a high school in the Birmingham Metropolitan Area or one of the following counties: Bibb, Blount, Chilton, Jefferson, Shelby, St. Clair and Walker
Minimum GPA of 2.5
Minimum ACT Score of 18
Community Service Involvement
Communication Skills
Leadership Skills
Applications are due March 1,2021!
For more information contact

Mental Health Movement Scholarship

In partnership with the Mental Health Movement, one of the leading voices breaking the mental health stigma for young people, we’re awarding $3,300 in scholarship funding to high school students who have battled with mental health, or who have had a loved one battle with mental health.

You can find more information about our award here:

All GPAs and planned future fields of study will be considered for the Mental Health Movement Scholarship.

We are thrilled to work with the Mental Health Movement to destigmatize mental health and support students who have been impacted by mental health challenges, and we would be incredibly excited to receive applications from Shelby Co High School.

If you have any questions about our scholarship, please just let me know! Thank you in advance for your help.

Dror Liebenthal

Jacksonville State University Scholarship Information

JSU Scholarship Information It’s no secret that applying for scholarships can be stressful for students and their families, but JSU strives to provide an affordable college experience to everyone! There are three different places we encourage students to check out for scholarships. Here are a few helpful places to start:

Merit-based scholarships: These are automatically applied to accepted students who qualify. Here are the standards in which the scholarships are awarded! For questions about Honors (due January 8, 2021) and Leadership scholarships (due February 1, 2021) , be sure to scroll to the bottom of the webpage. Like our admissions policy, merit-based scholarships are currently test-optional/test-blind. They will be determined on GPA, but submitted test scores have the potential to increase a student’s scholarship amount! Students have until May 1, 2021 to send us updated GPA’s, ACT’s, or SAT scores in order to increase their scholarship amount.

JAXapp (due February 1, 2021) : T his is an institution-wide application (meaning all active students can apply). Students can apply to over 250+ scholarships through this single application by using their MyJSU login credentials. Here is where you can find more information. The JAXapp includes Performance-based scholarships , such as drama or music, that require interviews or auditions that are scheduled on a departmental-basis.

Outside scholarships: You never know what additional funds your students may qualify for. Here is a good place to find some golden nugget scholarships, but we encourage your student to research any and all organizations. Fun fact: we’ve had some students pay for their entire tuition through outside scholarships alone!

Your Admissions team is here to help with any merit-based scholarship questions. All other scholarship questions can be directed to the JSU Scholarship Office at (256) 782-8040 or .

CollegeCounts Scholarship

The CollegeCounts Scholarship was created to provide funding assistance to Alabama high school students who demonstrate a financial need and a genuine desire to make a difference in what’s next. If you’re thinking about enrolling at an Alabama college or university, don’t let funds get in the way. The CollegeCounts Scholarship might just be for you!

Eligibility Applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be eligible for this scholarship:

  • Be a high school senior or first-time college freshman beginning in fall 2021
  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Be an Alabama resident
  • Planning to enroll in an Alabama eligible educational institution in fall 2021
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Have a minimum GPA of 2.75
  • Have an ACT score of 26 or below (applicants attending a two-year school will not be required to submit ACT scores)

Award Details

Awards of $4,000 for four-year college enrollees and $2,000 for two-year college enrollees.

Award is one-time, non-renewable and granted on a semester basis in the first academic year.

Application Period

  • Opens – December 1, 2020 – 12:01 am/CST
  • Closes – February 25, 2021 – 11:59 pm/CST

Shelby County High School Local Scholarships

Please see the attachment below for the Shelby County High School Local Scholarship Application. This single application covers the following scholarships:
*Bryant Bank and Billy Jones Scholarship
*David Phillips Memorial Scholarship
*Edwin Rush Memorial Scholarship
*George Bentley Scholarship
*Scott Armstrong Scholarship
*Stewart Scholarship
*Tyler Madison Scholarship

Applications should be emailed to Mrs. Keahey by May 1, 2020.

Tara Owen Scholarship

Attention Seniors planning to attend the University of Montevallo in the fall of 2020! A scholarship fund has been established at the University of Montevallo in loving memory of Tara Owen, who lost her life on October 24, 2001, after a long, courageous battle with cystic fibrosis.

The completed application form must be emailed to Mrs. Keahey no later than May 1, 2020, together with:

A personal letter from you introducing yourself to us;
Two letters of recommendation, preferably from teachers or an adult friend;

Qualifications are the following:
Senior who will attend University of Montevallo
Student must have a 3.0 GPA or above
Student who has overcome or dealt with a major difficulty in life

Click the link below for the application.

Lhoist North America Scholarship

Lhoist North America desires to support the community by offering a scholarship opportunity to graduating high school seniors. The Lhoist North America Community Scholarship is available to students in the 2020 graduating class. A $1,000 scholarship will be granted to the student most deserving based on financial need, demonstrated moral integrity, involvement in outside activities and work ethics with a clearly articulated career goal.

A committee of Lhoist North America employees will select the scholarship recipient. Applications must be received in our local office no later than April 20, 2020. Students should mail or email their applications and supporting documents to Ms. Kelley’s attention at the address below. Application and information are attached.

Emily Kelley
Sr. HR Manager
East Lime Region

Lhoist North America
3309 Hwy. 31
Calera, AL 35040

O: 205.402.1517
M: 205.603.1615